Four Wheel Drive Trek: The Morning

We spent the night in Alota. Certainly not five star accomidation. All of us, minus the married couple, got to share a single room. I don't think I snored too loudly.

In the morning we headed up off the flats and into the mountains. Only about twenty minutes out of town we went into some amazing rock formations. Just big rocks all eroded and worn into fascinating shapes. It was great to wander around them for a bit.

The we headed off towards three lagoons. There was a brief stop for a snow fight, then another stop to take lots of photos of alpacs.


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Packing up in the morning - the joys of making it all fit
8:28pm 12th March 2012
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Main street of Alota where we stayed the night
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Main street of Alota looking east, back towards Uyuni
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Grazing alpacas
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This stuff looks soft, but it must be incrediably hardy to grow here
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First stop was only about 20minutes out of Alota, amazing rock formations
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Tina and Jana at one with nature
9:35pm 12th March 2012
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Enjoying the rocks in Bolivia
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Kie wandering around the rocks
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Ralph's turn to wander around the rocks
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Everyone admiring the view
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Artistic shot
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Our guide making people work for their trip
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Netsumi in charge
9:44pm 12th March 2012
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Netsumi giving her impression of a fashion shoot
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Kei, Heather and our guide
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Me under the wing of an eagle
9:51pm 12th March 2012
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Cerro Tomasamil I believe
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Watch out for livestock. A very photographed sign
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One of the mountains near Laguna Chulluncani
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I really, really like this photo. No idea of the name of the mountain though
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We stopped for a snow fight
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There is the snow we were scraping up, it really accents the rock ripples
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One of the rock formations, I loved the bubbles of plants
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Patches of snow and alpacas!
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More alpacas
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I took lots of photos of alpacas
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Alpacas have an amazing view with Cerro Chulluncani in the background
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They were much better at keeping their feet dry than we were
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Everyone admiring the snow and llamas
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This one had a collar
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Netsumi finds the llamas
10:56pm 12th March 2012
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Tina finds herself stranded
10:58pm 12th March 2012
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Cerro Chulluncani near Laguna Chulluncani
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More alpacas
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